Onstage at Soda Bar in San Diego. Photo by King Mike's girlfriend Tracy. This was our last show of tour. We miss those screamellos so much.
We coordinated with Screaming Females to meet somewhere in California on our day off (to drive Portland to San Jose) at a restaurant called Sauce. It's really important to find healthy food when you can on tour. It's equally important to bond with your road mates.
The morning after our SF show we stopped by Adam's house and met his very lick-happy dog Rosie. Here we are with Rosie on Adam's porch in SF.
Our tour started in Seattle, so we had two days to drive up there and meet up with Screaming Females. We took turns sleeping and driving. Jenn and I were navigating while Patty and Rachel snoozed.
Before tour I had my tarot cards read and bought this success intention candle. Beck had the jade snake and I had the amethyst. We made a lil backstage shrine at The Bottom of the Hill in SF. And it was the best show of tour! Maybe there is something to it.
Me, Marissa, Beck, and Jenn backstage at Bottom of the Hill.
Rachel is a friend of Adam Pfahler, aka the drummer of Jawbreaker, aka my favorite drummer from my favorite band. It was hard not to COMPLETELY geek out on him. As it turns out, he is also an angel and baked us cookies and brought them to our show.
This photo is really dark, but you can just barely make out Rachel SOBBING while watching the Notebook in the back of the van. Touring with women>touring with dudes.
Jenn and Ian (Screamales roadie) made some psychedelic headbands at the merch table.
Bree from Tacocat showed up to our show. We both have the same Bikini Kill tattoo in the same spot. Patty snapped this one of us prematurely while we were trying to show everyone.
Two of the best shredders in the game. Kate Eldridge of Big Eyes and Marissa Paternoster. I was so happy to finally meet up with Screaming Females. We had so many buds at the show in Seattle. It was a great way to kick off tour.